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Being San Diego’s Top Private School is an honor that we don’t take lightly. Excellence is our calling. As a PreK through 12th grade college preparatory school, our students graduate well prepared for what lies ahead.

The Spirit of SFC

We Challenge and Inspire

When you first step onto campus, you will notice something unique. It is the spirit that envelops Santa Fe Christian and permeates throughout the campus. You will hear laughter and notice students engaged with others and their teachers. It won’t take long to discover that in the midst of a rigorous curriculum our exceptional faculty comes alongside to challenge, inspire and mentor each student.

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Impact of SFC

we each have a story

“God gave me the desire to go to Stanford my freshman year. He opened every door for me to go there—academically, financially and spiritually—through mentors and advisers here at Santa Fe Christian.”

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The Heart of SFC

We Lead

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Taking the blue ribbon

SFC’s Middle School was the only middle school in California to receive the National Blue Ribbon for Exemplary High Performing School in 2015.

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more than a melody

As harmonies compliment the melody of a composition, so too does art training compliment the foundation of a well-rounded education.

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THEREFORE GO

Nearly 80% of SFC’s students will take a life-changing international mission trip and gain a fresh perspective of the world by the time they graduate.

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Rockets Over Rhema—July 2, 2017

Reaching People of the Tulsa/Broken Arrow Community with the Love of God

Even though school is out for the summer, the Rhema campus is still bustling with activities! RBTC students have the unique opportunity to volunteer with one of our largest on-campus events—Rockets Over Rhema .

This grand event reaches thousands of people of the surrounding community, who come together to celebrate our country’s Independence Day. Students can help with inflatable games, face painting, temporary tattoos, and more!

“It’s so cool to be able to serve people outside of our church, whether I’m painting their face or waiting for a glitter tattoo to dry. You can show kindness to people just by listening to them or creating a fun design.” —O.C. RBTC 2011 Graduate

Advancing the Kingdom, Proclaiming the Word

Every school year, RBTC’s School of World Mission’s students have the unique opportunity to travel to another country for 4-6 weeks on an internship. The intern’s main focus is to serve within the vision of the host missionary.

This year, Matt Hattabaugh, a ’92 RBTC graduate, hosted students Ilya Galenko and Samuel Saleb in Beirut, Lebanon. For Ilya, this trip brought new friendships and a greater respect for the culture. “The Christian people are so pure and on fire for God! Others were very receptive to the Gospel.”

Christianity is actually a big part of the culture in Lebanon. The political system is set up so no one religion can take power. However, there is a lot of religious tradition that takes place. This can change with discipleship. Ilya shares, “We wanted to help connect people at the different churches. Helping them to grow and encouraging them in their own work was a big part of the trip.” Ilya and Samuel were able to teach people of all ages at various churches.

There’s also a strategic opportunity with all the Syrian refugees being there. “You can’t preach the gospel in Syria, but you can in Lebanon! You can preach to the refugees here, and they can take it back to their people.” Ilya shares that Muslims were open to hearing about the Gospel; many had never even heard about Jesus! The harvest field is definitely ripe in this country.

Ilya recalls, “I really didn’t think I was going to do Rhema’s School of World Missions; I didn’t feel called to be a missionary. But this experience has been amazing. You don’t have to be called to be a missionary or pastor to go on a mission’s trip. Even if you’re a business person or layperson, going into another country is a huge experience. It shows you the rest of the world, besides America. It doesn’t just look different, the people are different. The culture is different. The food is different. Even sleeping is different!”

If world missions is on your heart, what better place to prepare at then RBTC? We take the Great Commission to heart and help you pursue the call of God on your life. Just like Ilya and Samuel, you can make a difference in the world!

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Outreach Ministries of Alabama

We are so glad you have come to see what God is doing with the ministry of Outreach Ministries of Alabama, Inc. or to reconnect with the people who have impacted your life through OMA.

The Word of God reflects two things and those two things are that we are to love as Christ loves and that the days of our lives are like a vapor. Yet within both of those aspects of our walk there is a need to seek Him more and to love others more. We want that to be reflected in the pages of this website.

We welcome you, new friends and old friends! Remember, Jesus loves you and so do we!

Jim Summers OMA Founder

OMA facilities are located in Morgan County, Alabama

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It has been through the discipleship and teaching received during my season at OMA that have laid the foundation for my 28 years of Christian living. It was at OMA that I gave my life to Christ, heard the call to ministry and received intense discipleship to learn how to stay the course the Lord had for my life.

Greg DeVries The Well FWC

OMA gave me a safe place to stay and work on things in my life. It was not about drugs and alcohol any longer; it was about what God could do in my life. I prayed and asked God to help me to stay. That is what God did! For the first time in my life, I had hope that things could be better.

Gene Hamman Calvary Assembly of God


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Faith Theological Seminary and Christian College developed in 1984 with Faith Outreach Center’s Assistant Pastor, Ed Kuhn, as the Institute of Ministry with its first graduation in 1985. Four individuals of that first class of thirteen still serve full-time on the mission field outside of the United States.

By 1987, the Institute became Faith Outreach Christian College as the administration and students desired more advanced educational opportunities and received its authorization status to grant degrees by the Florida State Board of Independent Colleges and

Universities (SBICU) in 1988.

We do not see education as an end, but a means

to an end; that end being obedience to the call of

God to influence the culture and society with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Faith Theological Seminary and Christian College considers certain truths as being fundamental to an understanding of and a relationship to the one true and living God.

The courses provided will help Christians with many different levels of need: from the beginning student building a basic foundation to the seasoned minister advancing his study, proficiency, and academic standing in the ministerial community. The institution exists to train Christian ministers, workers and lay people to effectively carry the Gospel message of Jesus Christ to their generation.

Associate Degree

An academic award recognizing 60 semester credits that can represent either a theology or ministry major.

Bachelor Degree

The last undergraduate academic degree that is awarded after the completion of 120 semester credit hours of work in one of three majors: theology, ministry or Christian education.

Graduate Post Graduate Degrees

This includes our Master and Doctorate Degree Programs

*For detailed info please contact college office

Philosophy

Faith Theological Seminary and Christian College has the philosophy that a quality, spiritual education that trains an individual for service to the Lord Jesus Christ should not leave that individual with an oppressive financial debt.
We, therefore, do not have or are seeking the very costly accreditation that leads to qualification for government guaranteed student loans or sponsored grants. Institutions using such monies generally charge the maximum tuition allowable, leaving the student with a sizable debt at the completion of their education.
For those called to the ministry, this debt can be hinder obedience to fulfill God’s calling with this type of debt lingering over the finances. Our approach is to provide the most affordable education that we can as a ministry to the Lord and to His servants.

Policy

Our policy is to provide an in-house, interest free, student loan for those who either simply desire a payment plan or are not able to pay each year’s costs prior to beginning their program. This is possible with our exceptionally low tuition and fees. The actual plan is described in the student loan section.
If a student withdraws from the program prior to attending class, the refund policy outlined by the Commission for Independent Education, S.1005.04, 6E-1.0032 (f), will be followed (not more than 5% of total cost for that program paid will be retained before refund is given and request is made prior to three months from closing date of program).


Student fascinated by firearms wounds four in French school shooting #france,united #states,achraf,benoit #hamon,christian #estrosi,fabienne #atzori,jean,rene


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Student fascinated by firearms wounds four in French school shooting

People embrace near the Tocqueville high school after a shooting has taken place in Grasse, southern France, March 16, 2017. Eric Gaillard

GRASSE, France (Reuters) – A teenager opened fire at his high school in southeastern France on Thursday, wounding up to four people, in an attack apparently inspired by videos of U.S. mass shootings such as Columbine, officials said.

The incident in Grasse, which does not appear to be linked to militancy, comes with France on high alert after more than 230 people were killed in the past two years by attackers allied to Islamic State.

“It was total panic,” Achraf, a student in the school, said on BFM TV. “The gunshots were at 4 to 5 meters from where we were. We thought the gunman was coming toward us. We heard him shouting.”

France’s Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem visited the scene in Grasse, a town known for its perfume industry, and said the attack appeared to be “a crazy act by a fragile young man fascinated by firearms”.

“His motivations seem to be linked to bad relations he had with other students in school,” Grasse prosecutor Fabienne Atzori told reporters.

With a presidential election less than six weeks away, the attack by a 16-year-old armed with a shotgun loaded with lead pellets looked likely to further stoke France’s debate on security.

Separately in Paris, an employee of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was injured in the face and arms when a letter bomb posted to the world lender’s local office blew up as she opened it, police said.

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French high school shooter was fascinated with Columbine massacre

Atzori said 10 people had been hurt in the school attack, either physically or emotionally. One person was shot in the stomach and the headmaster was injured in the shoulder after trying to stop the gunman.

The youth, who was also carrying munitions, handguns, a grenade and what seemed to be a homemade explosive device, put up no resistance when he was arrested at the school, she said.

The youth was not known to police and checks were being made to establish whether there were any accomplices and how he had acquired his weapons.

Members of special Police units RAID outside the Tocqueville high school after a shooting in Grasse, southern France, March 16, 2017. Eric Gaillard

“The first investigations suggest he had consulted videos of mass killings in America,” an interior ministry spokesman said.

Gun Laws

France has some of the strictest gun laws in the world. French citizens are banned from owning automatic weapons, while many other guns require government authorization and a medical exam, along with a permit from a hunting or sport shooting federation.

“This is reminiscent of the Columbine tragedy in the U.S.,” Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon told reporters, referring to the 1999 incident in which two students fatally shot a teacher and 12 classmates before killing themselves.

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Images of what appeared to be the Grasse attacker’s Facebook and YouTube pages showed a fascination with Columbine and violent images, as well as with instructions for homemade weapons.

Local emergency services used Twitter to advise residents of the town of about 50,000 inhabitants to stay at home after the shooting began around 1 p.m. (1200 GMT).

Witnesses interviewed by local television described a scene of panic as the gunman entered the canteen, with students rushing to hide under tables or sprinting for the exit.

“I just know the gunman by sight. He was gentle and low-key key, not a nasty guy,” student Achraf added. BFM TV did not give his family name.

Atzori said the teenager, who fired two or three times, had initially entered a classroom looking for someone in particular.

After he had left, pupils alerted the headmaster to his presence. The headmaster, who did not appear to be the target, was shot trying to calm the assailant down.

“He’s a normal boy. There were no signs. He is a bit reserved and doesn’t make waves,” Jean-Rene Laget, a local resident who knows the student’s father, told Reuters. “His father never said he had problems with him.”

Reporting by Sophie Louet, Marine Pennetier, John Irish, Sudip Kar-Gupta, Brian Love and Geert De Clercq; Writing by John Irish; Editing by Tom Heneghan

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DLTK’s Sunday School Lessons
The Lord’s Prayer

by Leanne Guenther

Sunday School Teacher’s Guide – this is just one possible lesson plan. Visit the Lord’s Prayer Bible Lesson Plan for further ideas to supplement this.

Introduction:

This lesson is about the Lord’s prayer. Communication is important in all our relationships, so it should be no surprise that prayer is one of the most important parts of our relationship with God. You’d think talking to God would be harder or more complicated than it is but God gave us five verses to show us how to do it right. This lesson will help children understand what the Lord’s prayer means and help them understand that anyone can pray. Even the disciples wanted to know how to pray (Luke11:1).

The message:

Preschool thru Grade 1: Jesus taught us how to pray.

Grades 2 and 3: Use the Lord’s prayer as an example and guide to pray.

I’ve split this message into two separate ones depending on the age level. For the younger children, the message is simple: Jesus taught us how to pray. For the older children, we expand on this message and say use the Lord’s prayer as an example and guide to pray. Going beyond reciting the Lord’s prayer and applying it to their everyday life.

Make sure you repeat the message many times during the lesson. Send the Lord’s Prayer Take Home Sheet home with the children to encourage parents to reiterate the message during the week. It includes a poster at the bottom that the children can color and hang on their wall or refrigerator.

Preview of the lesson:

Some people like to do craft time first and story time second and some like to switch it around. I like the first option, myself.

Always consider offering Lord’s Prayer Coloring Pages or you could look at the Lord’s Prayer Mini Book or Itsy Bitsy Book for children who aren’t interested in participating in the group activity (or if you get done the group activities very quickly and need something to fill in the spare time). Everyone has a need for alone time once in awhile. Also, sending home the coloring pages with the Take Home sheet provides parents with much needed help in reinforcing the lessons. You can make a nice little booklet each week with the Take Home Sheet on top — I promise that most parents will appreciate the effort!

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Early Church Fathers

In this electronic edition of the Early Church Fathers series, the volumes have been
carefully proofed and converted to ThML by CCEL staff and volunteers.

Ante-Nicene Fathers

The Writings of the Fathers down to A.D. 325

Volume I. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

Clement of Rome, Mathetes, Polycarp, Ignatius, Barnabas, Papias, Justin Martyr, Irenaeus.

Volume II. Fathers of the Second Century

Hermas, Tatian, Theophilus, Athenagoras, Clement of Alexandria

Volume III. Latin Christianity: Its Founder, Tertullian

Three Parts: I. Apologetic; II. Anti-Marcion; III. Ethical

Volume IV. The Fathers of the Third Century

Tertullian Part IV; Minucius Felix; Commodian; Origen

Volume V. The Fathers of the Third Century

Hippolytus; Cyprian; Caius; Novatian; Appendix

Volume VI. The Fathers of the Third Century

Gregory Thaumaturgus; Dinoysius the Great; Julius Africanus; Anatolius and Minor Writers; Methodius; Arnobius

Volume VII. The Fathers of the Third and Fourth Centuries

Lactantius, Venantius, Asterius, Victorinus, Dionysius, Apostolic Teaching and Constitutions, Homily, Liturgies

The Twelve Patriarchs, Excerpts and Epistles, The Clementia, Apocrypha, Decretals, Memoirs of Edessa and Syriac Documents, Remains of the First Ages

Volume IX. Recently Discovered Additions to Early Christian Literature; Commentaries of Origen

The Gospel of Peter, The Diatessaron of Tatian, The Apocalypse of Peter, The Visio Pauli, The Apocalypses of the Virgin and Sedrach, The Testament of Abraham, The Acts of Xanthippe and Polyxena, The Narrative of Zosimus, The Apology of Aristides, The Epistles of Clement (Complete Text), Origen’s Commentary on John, Books I-X, Origen’s Commentary on Mathew, Books I, II, and X-XIV

Volume X. Bibliographic Synopsis; General Index [not reproduced]

Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers

Series I

St. Augustine Volumes

Volume I. Prolegomena: St. Augustine’s Life and Work, Confessions, Letters

Volume II. The City of God, Christian Doctrine

Volume III. On the Holy Trinity, Doctrinal Treatises, Moral Treatises

Volume IV. The Anti-Manichaean Writings, The Anti-Donatist Writings

Volume VI. Sermon on the Mount, Harmony of the Gospels, Homilies on the Gospels

Volume VII. Homilies on the Gospel of John, Homilies on the First Epistle of John, Soliloquies

Volume VIII. Expositions on the Psalms

St. Chrysostom Volumes

Volume IX. On the Priesthood, Ascetic Treatises, Select Homilies and Letters, Homilies on the Statutes

Volume X. Homilies on the Gospel of St. Matthew

Volume XI. Homilies on the Acts of the Apostles and the Epistle to the Romans

Volume XII. Homilies on First and Second Corinthians

Volume XIII. Homilies on the Epistles to the Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Thessalonians, Timothy, Titus, and Philemon

Volume XIV. Homilies on the Gospel of St. John and the Epistle to the Hebrews

Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers

Series II

Volume I. Eusebius: Church History from A.D. 1-324, Life of Constantine the Great, Oration in Praise of Constantine

Volume II. Socrates: Church History from A.D. 305-438; Sozomenus: Church History from A.D. 323-425

Volume III. Theodoret, Jerome and Gennadius, Rufinus and Jerome

Volume IV. Athanasius: Select Writings and Letters

Volume V. Gregory of Nyssa: Dogmatic Treatises; Select Writings and Letters

Volume VI. Jerome: Letters and Select Works

Volume VII. Cyril of Jerusalem, Gregory Nazianzen

Volume VIII. Basil: Letters and Select Works

Volume IX. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus

Volume X. Ambrose: Select Works and Letters

Volume XI. Sulpitius Severus, Vincent of Lerins, John Cassian

Volume XII. Leo the Great, Gregory the Great

Volume XIII. Gregory the Great II, Ephriam Syrus, Aphrahat

Volume XIV. The Seven Ecumenical Councils


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If you’re just beginning to homeschool or exploring new curriculum options, the huge market of materials and terminology may seem overwhelming. Click here for a concise explanation of the basic types of homeschool instruction and a helpful overview of evaluating and choosing curriculum.

There are often two responses to any list of resources: some readers feel overwhelmed by the vast array of options; others feel cheated that the list did not include every available option. We’ve tried to hit a happy medium with this list. It’s not intended to be comprehensive, nor a “creme de la creme” elite ranking system. It’s simply a concise start to your search for the right curriculum; and, of course, we encourage you to carefully evaluate any educational resources before allowing your children access to them.

After determining what courses are required in your state and any additional courses you and your student think he should take, you’re ready to start selecting curriculum. Some people find it helpful to check out an overview of curriculum and course options.

Most people purchase a year’s curriculum at a time, but some prefer to buy everything at once. If finances are tight, there are several ways you can tap into the used curriculum market. Invite your student to join you in investigating the educational opportunities below, and enjoy the journey together!

Need help choosing a high school curriculum?

If you are a member of HSLDA you can talk to your high school coordinator. You can use the Contact Your Staff section of the members website or call (540) 338-5600. Not a member? Why not join today and here are some reasons why .

These publishers offer a complete package of curriculum from grades K-12 covering most or all of the subjects necessary for high school. Curriculum usually includes student books, teacher’s guides, workbooks, and even tests and quizzes. Check out the publishers’ websites for catalogs and online ordering.

    Correspondence schools offer a variety of courses for high school students. It’s possible to take all of your courses at home, and the correspondence school will provide testing, grading, record keeping, and usually a teacher/consultant should you have any questions. Most correspondence schools will also provide transcripts as well as diplomas.

    Online Courses/Distance Learning

    There is a wide variety of online courses now available to homeschool students. These courses may be chosen a la carte you pick and choose which classes you would like your child to take. The instructor spells out the requirements for the class, the method of evaluation, and the cost. Some online courses are more interactive than others if interactivity is important to you, be sure to check this out before you sign up for a class. The University of Nebraska s booklet, Characteristics of Successful Online Students, is a useful resource for parents and students that highlights the skills necessary to do well in online courses.


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    Christian Brothers Moving and Storage is YOUR TRUSTED Denver moving and storage specialist, and we are ready to assist you with your move! All of our movers are employees of the company and we do not use day laborers like most of our competitors. This will ensure that they will provide you with the kind of quality and service you expect, providing you with amazing local and long-distance moving service from start to finish.

    We are fully insured Denver movers and we will treat your belongings as if they were our own. Certificates of insurance are available upon request.

    How Are We Different Than The Other Leading Moving Companies?

    • Our competitors usually require up to a 3 week window of when they are going to arrive.
    • Our competitors usually deliver your items to a terminal, where it is unloaded and loaded again on another truck going your direction. This may happen several times in order for the Van Line to save money. This is the reason for the 3 week window.
    • Our competitors will likely switch drivers so the driver who picks up your load is most likely not going to be the driver who delivers to your new home.
    • Our competitors likely have a 70 page book of tariffs that contain additional charges which they MUST pass on to the consumer.For example, they must charge time and a half for moves that exceed 8 hours. They must charge double time for moves on the weekends. They also have additional charges for each and every step they take. These additional fees are rarely quoted up front.
    • No Hidden Costs
    • Our moving services are door to door, the same driver the entire time
    • We do not use 53 foot trailers and share the trucks with other customers
    • We do not drop off your load at terminals and load your household items on other trucks in order to save money
    • We do not trade drivers
    • Door to Door Interstate Moving Service
    • We arrive at your new home on the day and hour that you request
    • Licensed and Insured – Unlike most moving companies, Christian Brothers Moving and Storage is fully insured above the state-mandated minimums.
    • We Pay Worker’s Compensation – Every single crew member is an actual employee of our company and, therefore, is covered by workman’s compensation.
    • We DO NOT use day labor – We have over 30 full-timers that have been with the company for more than a year.
    • We use the BEST movers – All of our movers showcase at least three years of professional moving experience.
    • Up to $1000-worth of boxes provided for FREE!
    • State of the art, climate-controlled storage – We can store your belongings in our beautiful storage facility.
    • 5-star Reviews – Every time a moving crew receives a 5-star review, the movers receive a significant bonus. This provides an incentive for the movers to ensure that you’re happy with the move.
    • White Glove Interstate Service – We offer a very professional interstate moving service. Unlike other companies, we provide direct delivery and can deliver on the date and time of your choosing.
    • Furniture Protection Plan – Christian Brothers Moving and Storage is the only moving company that offers more than just Full Value Protection Insurance.
    • After Move Cleaning – We offer a unique after-move cleaning service. Don’t have enough time to clean after your move? Let Christian Brothers do it for you.

    ***99% of HOA’s ( Home Owners Associations ) do NOT allow Semi-trailer trucks in their neighborhoods. That’s why we use 26 ft. trucks.


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    James – Faith for Living
    �Proverbs of the New Testament�

    A Sure Sign of Life
    The book of James, controversial because of its emphasis on �good works,� is perhaps best understood through the analogy of motion. In both the physical realm as well as the spiritual realm, where there is life there will be motion.
    When a person becomes a Christian, new life begins, and inevitably that life must express itself through �spiritual motion,� or good deeds. In James’ words, �What good is it. if a man claims to have faith but has no deeds?� (2:14)
    Movement does not cause life, but it does inevitably follow life. It is a sure sign that life is present. Similarly, genuine faith in Christ should always result in actions that demonstrate faith.

    Does James Contradict Paul?
    James is not writing about how to become a Christian, but rather how to act like one. Having all the correct beliefs about God will hardly suffice: even demons believe in God. Real, life-giving faith should produce motion, and James minces no words in describing the specific spiritual actions expected of Christians.
    Christian thinkers, notably Martin Luther, have struggled to reconcile the message of James with that of Paul, who so firmly warned against slavish legalism. But Paul never belittled holy living. When he wrote to carousers, such as his letter to the Corinthians, he railed against immorality as strongly as James.
    Evidently, James’ readers were not even flirting with legalism. They lived at the other extreme, ignoring the laws that God had clearly revealed. James had a simple remedy: “Do not merely listen to the word. Do what it says.” (1:22)

    Straight to the Point
    Unlike the apostle Paul, James was no urbane man of letters. He was a simple, homespun preacher, perturbed at people who were not living right. His letter covers a wide range of topics, applying the Christian faith to specific problems, and commanding readers to live out their beliefs.
    Be humble! James orders. Submit to God! Stop sinning! James is as forthright as an Old Testament prophet; it is hard to miss his point.
    Modern readers of James face the same dilemma as the first recipients of this unsettling letter. His words are easy enough to understand, but are we doing as he says? What kind of motion characterizes our spiritual lives? As Luther himself said, “You are saved by faith alone, but if faith is alone, it is not faith.”
    As leader of the headquarters church in Jerusalem, James knew how to speak with authority. You don’t have to look for hidden meanings in this book. James tells you clearly how you should act in 54 direct commands. Note that many of these have parallels to Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. As you study these verses, keep in mind the diverse audience he was addressing which included the rich and the poor. Note, too, his “asides” to specific groups.

    Leading a Bible Study of James
    If you plan to lead a group in studying James, I recommend you look over the handout and scripture verses, and allow yourself some time to delve into the leader s guide.
    I ve found with my groups that each lesson or discussion takes about 45 minutes to go through. I ve also found that people can get passionately involved in these lessons and they can easily run much longer if the leader doesn t keep things moving along. For most of the lessons, there is a supplemental sheet of questions for discussion in small groups. (My main group is fairly large, about 25 men, and we break up after the main lesson into small groups of 3 to 5 men each.)
    You ll find that many of the questions are designed to be a springboard to further discussion and there is often no truly right or wrong answer. If you have questions or comments, please use the Send Mail button on the menu below. I guarantee that I will read your comments, however, as this web site gets more than 3,000 visitors per day, I can t possibly answer every one.
    In response to your requests, these studies are in Adobe PDF format, so they can easily be printed out. The first file is the handout for the group which also includes supplementary questions for small group discussion. The Leader s Guides (3-4 pages) have answers to the questions and related scripture verses, generally NIV. If you cannot read PDF files, click to download Adobe Reader. Please note that the studies below are minor revisions to those the original studies on James that I posted in 2003.
    David Ahl, October 2010
    BIBLE STUDY LESSONS ON JAMES

    • James 1:1-18 – Handout (Questions) o Leader’s Guide (Answers)
    • James 1:19-27 – Handout (Questions) o Leader’s Guide (Answers)
    • James 2:1-13 – Handout (Questions) o Leader’s Guide (Answers)
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